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20-02-2018

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Lithuania
Latvia
Estonia
Belgium
France

Norway
Sweden
Finland
Germany

NEWS

20-02-2018
ISO annual audit successfully passed

DNV ISO NEW

 

We are extremely proud to announce that we have achieved ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 certification from DNV GL for our Quality Management System.

It's a great achievement that shows we are truly invested in understanding our clients needs and working with them to deliver high quality solutions, whilst continuously reviewing and improving the way we work.

 

 

 

 

 

27-03-2017
Work in process

We always take care of safe transportation and on time delivery!

 

10-03-2017
ISO annual audit successfully passed

DNV ISO NEW

 

Quality becomes more than just a word, but is a proven, documented, effective system which can produce repeatable quality products.

The external audit was carried out in our company on 6 February 2017. The independent DNV expert confirmed that ABS Contractor meets all quality system management requirements under ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001.

That proved once again that ABS Contractor has effective and functioning quality management system!

It is another step for us toward achieving total customer satisfaction.           We care!

 

 

18-11-2015 
Offshore Technology Days 2015 

otd2015

ABS Contractor has visited the Norway’s largest annual oil, gas and energy exhibition in Stavanger, Norway.

OTD is a great place for us to get know much that was new and present our company’s possibilities for Norwegian companies. As well improve our market visibility inside the Norwegian market.

It was the exhibitions 17th consecutive year. The show had a national focus and worked under the slogan ”We are the Norwegian Continental Shelf”. Over the last six years it has been the largest annual Norwegian oil exhibition. The OTD attracted close to 30.000 visitors this year from 36 nations, and 530 exhibitors, making it one of the fastest growing oil exhibition in the world.

Sources: http://www.offshoredays.com

 

20-09-2015 
Lithuanian Market Map

 

LT market map

Free Economic Zones

Lithuania’s seven Free Economic Zones are located in the country’s economic centres and provide unbeatable conditions for developing business by offering ready to build industrial sites with physical and/or legal infrastructure, support services, and tax incentives.

Businesses choosing to locate at these zones enjoy 0% corporate profit tax during their initial 6 years of operation and only 7,5% tax over the next 10 years. Also no tax on dividends and real estate tax.

Science and Technology Valleys

Valleys are integrated science, studies and business centres with clustered research, studies and knowledge based businesses in one place. Each of five valleys are dedicated to specific competences and industry. There are 20 investment projects already being implemented in these valleys, with increasing number of investors interested in possibilities to work with like-minded professionals and businesses at their fingertips. 

Sources: https://www.lietuva.lt

 

20-10-2014 
JSC ABS Contractor visited the Offshore Technology Days 2014 in Bergen

OTD 1411Norway’s largest annual oil, gas and energy exhibition was held from 15–16 October 2014 in Bergen.

The exhibition attracted an audience of engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders and experts to share ideas and innovations from the Norwegian continental shelf.

OTD is one of the fastest growing oil exhibitions in the world. OTD 2014 was the 16th consecutive year for the exhibition. The show had a national focus and worked under the slogan “We are the Norwegian Continental Shelf”. 500 exhibitors and about 30.000 visitors from 36 nations were attracted by the OTD2014 exhibition.

OTD2014 BERGEN is a multifaceted event for continuous learning and showcasing, with innovation, solutions and tools required to succeed in the accelerating technology race in this increasingly complex business.

As a visitors we had free access to over 40 technical presentations, exhibitions and networking events. This gave us the opportunity to meet old acquaintances and establish new friendships.

It was all about the business. Many concepts has been created to help made business during the event - speed networking, company presentations, business rooms. Everything was arranged at the highest level!

OTD14 4

 

24-04-2014
Strongest in Lithuania 2013!

JSC ABS Contractor is among the strongest companies in Lithuania and has a certificate confirming it. "The strongest in Lithuania 2013" is a certificate that confirms to our business partners that JSC ABS Contractor is reliable company, meets its financial commitments and always timely perform their obligations.

                               Strongest_in_Lithuania_2013_ABS_Contractor

Sources: www.creditinfo.lt

 

16-04-2014
We have got ACHILLES JQS Certificate!

We are happy to inform that JSC ABS Contractor has got Achilles JQS Certificate of Qualification. Certificate no. Achilles Id. 60165

                                N_Achilles_JQS_ABS_Contractor

Sources: http://www.achilles.com

 

26-03-2014
Lithuania.Reliable place for Your good business!

 

Lithuania. A country as ambitious as you are. With its forward thinking people, technology and infrastructure Lithuania possesses high energy and drive.

It is the place to go if you want to get things.

 

 

Sources:

http://www.investlithuania.com/

 

18-02-2014
We set our standards high!

ABS Contractor is continuously improving itself in various areas. We are proud to inform you that ABS Contractor has certified according international Quality Management Standards:

ISO 9001:2008 confirming that our services are in accordance with international standards requirements. The certificate guarantees to our Customers and Partners, that we demonstrate our company commitment to the quality of the services.

ISO 14001:2 confirming that we deal responsibly with the environment and comply with the lows and regulations in the area.

OHSAS 18001 confirming that we distinguishes ourselves in the area of health and safety, taking rule in reducing safety risk and creating a safe working environment.

Customer satisfaction is important to ABS Contractor business philosophy.

Our business and operational processes are developed and implemented so that we can deliver quality in all our services. We ensure that all our activities are carried out in accordance with customers' requirements and expectations, laws and regulations. Our business take place without causing harm to people, environment and property.

As well we guarantee that business processes and management systems will be monitored regularly by internal and external audits - ref demand for continuous improvement. The aim will be to ensure the most efficient, safe, quality and environmentally-friendly operation.

We are constantly striving to improve the effectiveness of our Quality Management System and make systematic collection and analysis of customer satisfaction level. Our objectives focus customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.

 

02-01-2014
Welcome to our new website!

We are proud to announce the launch of our redesigned website. With a modern design, easy to follow structure, useful content our website is totally ready. We wanted a new website to better collaborate with our partners and clients.  We hope this site provides you with an overview of ABS Contractor, our services and our team.

Since by far most visitors will come to our website to find information about our cervices we decided to give more attention to "Project" section, added more information, photos and 3D visualization.

 

"News" section  will keep you informed on what we’re up to and any useful information we think is worth sharing.

The  integration of leading social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube) provide more easy way to contact us.

In the middle of the page, we’ve added a video player, so you don’t have to leave the home page to view our videos.

In addition to providing information about our services, we wanted visitors to get to know our company, our philosophy and values in correct way. With this in mind we refreshed the section "About us”.

Now we are working on possibility to make our site more convenient for the mobile users. So, the web page will look the same on phones, ipads, and all other mobile devices soon.

The website will of course continue to be updated regularly with the latest news, Projects and informative content. You are always welcome!

We hope you like the fresh new look to the website and the improved navigation that will allow you to find the information you need more quickly and easily. Suggestions are always welcome and they, along with questions, comments or concerns, may be directed to our email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

12-11-2013
Business Bridge between Norway and Lithuania

Norway is one of Lithuania's most solid partners in the Nordic countries. Lithuania and Norway trade relations advanced progressively for about 10 years and the Embassy provides priority of their further development. From year 2000 till today, Lithuania and Norway trade volume increases, and Lithuanian exports to Norway as well as more than two times higher than imports from Norway.

Some figures:

  • 2012 m. Norwegian and Lithuanian trade turnover reached 539,85 Mio. Euro in compare with 2011 year it increased by 9,5 proc.
  • The export to Norway last year amounted to 451,67 Mio. Euro in compare with 2011 year it increased by 10,78 proc.
  • Norwegian are in 5th place by direct investment to Lithuania. (on the date of 2012- 09-30 it was amount 768,91 Mio. euro)
  • Lithuanian direct investment to Norway on the date of 2012 -09-30 amounted 1,42 Mio. Euro. 

Of course, all these figures point on good developing cooperation between countries.

After Lithuania joined EU, it became more attractive for Norway entrepreneurs. Now the business view to our country is much more reliable. Norwegian business interest is not only in the products manufactured in Lithuania, but also in the business environment, in Lithuanian labour.

As it can be seen from the Lithuanian exports structure, the strongest traditionally export-oriented Lithuanian industries such as - metal products, electrical equipment and appliances, wood and wood products are most attractive for Norwegian market.

The biggest Lithuanian export part to Norway amounted these products:

The largest Lithuanian exports In Norway consists of the following items

%

Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes

6,0

Textiles and textile produce

9,4

Wood and products of wood

11,8

Iron, steel, black steel products

10,6

Furniture and home implements

26,8

Source - Lithuanian Statistics Department (2012)

Its need to point, that Lithuanian steel industry not only surprise its post-financial crisis indicators, but stepping into the new market segment. According to analyst the difficult steel structures manufactured in Lithuanian market have already to prove themselves among wide range of customers around the world. Analysts said that Lithuanian steel manufacturers step by step becoming the serious players in the world. The trumps are – well-developed infrastructure, high productivity, advanced technologies, modern and qualified products of high economic value, comparatively low cost of high-skilled labour and input costs. Moreover much steel manufactures press toward to modernize their production line, press toward to get ISO and other needed specific certifications. All these concern not only Lithuanian manufactures but and other Baltic steel plants. The geographical close located to Norway let to compete with more cheap Asian steel products.

As well, make influence the fact that the tax system is not much drastic. Below you cans see comparative table of Norway and Lithuania taxes.

Taxes

Norway

Lithuania

CIT – Corporate income tax

28 %

15 %

VAT

25 %  (food 15 %)

21 %

PIT – Personal income tax

0 % -12 % (depend on incomes)

15 %

SS contributions (employee)

7,8 %

3 % +6 %

SS contributions (employer)

0 % - 14,1 %  – depend on region. 11 %  - for natural person busy in individual activity

31 %

Tax on dividends, individuals

28 %

20 %

Source – www.bedin.no

Of course, successful Project Management is very important for large or small Projects realization.  ABS Contractor will help you to find the best decision in Baltic Market to afford you needs of quality and price terms. We can promise you the high professionalism and responsibility. You are always welcome in Baltic steel market!

Sources:
Lithuanian Statistics Department
www.delfi.lt

www.bedin.no

www.urm.lt

www.15min.lt

 

08-09-2013
Quality and responsibility. We promise! 

In order to satisfy customer requirements and offer a service of high quality, we decided to implement a quality system management and start our first steps in companycertification:

ISO 9001:2008, because quality and customer satisfaction is important for us;
ISO 14001:2, because we take care of environment;
OHSAS 18001,because we take responsibility for the health, safety and well-beingof our employees.

We are in position of pre-certification audit now and are working on improving the current quality of our management system.
We believe that this our little gain will leads to our customers’ satisfaction, competitiveness and growth!

Detailed information about International Standards you can find here http://www.iso.org

 


20-07-2013  
We are Government licensed 

One of the mane activities of our company is Workforce, as well acrewing. We recruit marine specialists to work on board and offshore vessels belonging to different shipping companies.

Please, be advised that in July, 2013, JSC ABS Contractor was certified and got the crewing license.
The Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration (http://www.msa.lt/en) issued the official permission to our company to provide service of mediation in employment of seafarers on board ships.

Our marketing policy is to expand crewing business since there are a wide range of the qualified and experienced seafarers in Baltic States.

Currently we have in our database about10000 application forms of well-educated, highly qualified and experienced seafarers.  The list of available specialities you can find here.
We make our best to provide our customers with quick, precise and efficient search of the staff for ship owners in compliance with the international requirements and conditions of employer!
We are always open for new cooperation possibilities both with Shipping companies and seamen who are interested in a long-term and mutually profitable partnership.

 


10-06-2013
JSC ABS Contractor visitedNor-Shipping 2013 

4-7th June JSC ABS Contractor visited Oslo, which this weekwas the „Maritime capital of the world“.
Nor-Shipping 2013 was the event № 1 in Norway. Established more than 50 years ago, Nor-Shipping is the premier forum for the global maritime industry, with international maritime executives gathering for a week filled with exhibitions, conferences, debates, meetings and networking.

It's a wide area for strategic deal making.Nor-Shipping provide an opportunity for companies from all sectors of the maritime industry and from all corners of the world to offer their perspectives and share solutions. About 1,037 exhibitors from 56 countries and 14,870 visitors presentedtheir products and service, exchanged ideas and discussed deals during this week.

The exhibition reflects the breadth and depth of the industry, from shipbuilders to suppliers of products and services. In 22 pavilions at the exhibiting area of 22,500 square meters the participators demonstrated the equipment and technologies for the maritime industry as well, the latest innovations.

For easy navigation, exhibitors are grouped into six theme halls: IT and navigation; innovation and venture; safety and rescue; shipbuilding and repair; maritime services and logistics; propulsion and machinery.

In addition to an increasing volume of activities, Nor-Shipping 2013 offered more diverse themes this year, with the goal of inviting the active involvement of audiences not previously highlighted during the event week. These themes included: Innovation & Venture,Young professionals and Ocean industries.Around 240 different events were organized during Nor-Shipping 2013.

As well in this year were established two additional Nor-Shipping 2013 elements – Nor-Shipping Island, a gathering of many social events to one central area; and Nor-Shipping Forum, an intimate arena for ship owners to share and discuss business insight.

Thanks to organizers, exhibitors and visitors of Nor-Shipping 2013 - it was truly a week to remember.

The virtual tour you can see here   http://messe.no/en/nor-shipping/Nor-Shipping-2013/

ABS Contractor JSC
Reg. No. 302648212
Postal: Birutes str. 9, LT-91222, Klaipėda, Lithuania
Phone: +370 670 83809

Certificates:

ISO 9001 ISO 14001 18001 Achilles JQS Crewing